In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
Take a spin on the ice during the 18th season of this Chicago winter tradition.
Skating is FREE and open to the public. Those skating with their own skates will need to pick up a FREE admission wristband.
Ice skating in Millennium Park is presented by Hilton. Hilton Guests will receive up to two pairs of complimentary ice skates per room reservation. Claim yours by showing a current room reservation confirmation for any of Hilton's 17 brands to the skate rental desk. Learn more at travel.hilton.com/ChicagoSkates.
Skate Rentals & Sharpening:
Toddler 8 to Adult 13 available
Coin-operated locker rentals are available for $1 (4 quarters).
Regular Hours (weather permitting):
Free Ice Skating Lessons:
The Winter Workouts program will offer free skating lessons for all ages and skill levels, one hour before the rink opens, on
Grant support for Winter Workouts ice skating lessons is provided by McDonald's Active Lifestyles Endowment, managed by the Millennium Park Foundation
Ice Rink DJ Nights
DJs spin the music while skaters spin on the ice on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 6–8pm (December 5 & 19, January 2 & 16, February 6 & 20, March 5). Admission is free. Skate rental rates apply.
DJ Nights are supported by the Millennium Park Foundation.
Holiday Hours (Holiday Skate Rental Pricing Applies):
Ice Resurfacing Times:
Ice resurfacing lasts approximately 15-30 minutes. Times are subject to change based upon weather and ice conditions.
Rules & Regulations:
All rules are enforced at the discretion of Millennium Park and ice rink staff:
For information on private skating event options, please contact the Millennium Park Private Events staff.
For partnership and sponsorship opportunities at the ice rink, please contact the DCASE Partnerships staff.